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Pier 4 Cafe & Smokehouse

600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
+1 608-685-4964
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 15, 2017
“My go to breakfast place”
Jan 4, 2017
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American, Cafe
600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Had a great breakfast at the very busy Pier 4. The food was great, eggs done right, and Zachary did a great job waiting on us (despite giving him a hard time with our teasing).

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We were driving down the Great River Road and just stopped at this cafe by chance for lunch. We were very impressed by the reasonable prices and large portions of food! They could charge a lot more being on a tourist highway. We both had...More

Thank Dezdanger
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had the smoked Turkey sandwich and Pulled BBQ Pork special. YUM! All smoked on site, baked beans are smoked also. Owner was great to talk with. Love that the sandwich had REAL lettuce, not iceberg. Of note this is Breakfast and Lunch not dinner....More

1  Thank SandraTravelFun
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast. This is a great place to watch the barges come up the channel, the restaurant is just a few feet from the train tracks. When the trains come by it rattles the building! Delightful, loved it! Huge breakfast so you might want...More

Thank Joy9114
Reviewed June 23, 2016

We stopped in about noon on a Thursday, just after the breakfast menu was ending. I had a luncheon sized 1/4 slab of dry rubbed smoked ribs and pulled pork. The ribs were out of this world, super smoked flavor, the pulled pork perfect prepared...More

Thank Neal A
Reviewed June 16, 2016

My group of three stopped at Pier 4, in large part due to the raves about the potato pancakes. I am a huge fan of them and, I must say, these did not disappoint. The flavor and texture were excellent. I also had a BBQ...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a mushroom and Swiss burger with an optional potato pancake on the side. The burger was excellent, fast and friendly service and the best potato pancake ever.... Seriously. 😊

Thank Matt B
Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is a great little cafe, popular among the residents here. They have recently changed owners but still a nice little place to catch a bite. They have awesome breakfasts and great sandwiches. LOVE the fried green beans! They do serve beer also. Open from...More

Thank Tbone0818
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

EVERY SINGLE ITEM we had was better than anywhere else. Even the toast is so good. The corned beef hash has flavor, as opposed to being some canned slop. The potato pancakes are great, the ham is great (it's salty, it's not the sweet kind),...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed May 28, 2016

We had a large group, 8 people and they handled it very well. The food was good and it came out quickly even with our bigger group. The staff was friendly, the owner even gave us a look at his smokehouse. It was a good...More

Thank Kevin T
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Jody S
can you order the potato pancake mix?
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Matt B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I think it's real potatoes and not a mix but I'm not sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $10
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Main St, Alma, WI 54610-5500
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Alma
  • Phone Number: +1 608-685-4964
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We serve breakfast and lunch and are knowen for our omelets, potato pancakes and all our smoked meats and fish
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